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DUI Process

Tempe DUI Attorney – Work with a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist

If law enforcement has probable cause to stop a suspected drunk driver and if the driver has a blood alcohol concentration measuring 0.08% or higher within two hours of driving, then the driver will face arrest and criminal DUI charges. A DUI is a serious violation which can result in significant consequences that can have a lasting impact on future educational and/or career aspirations. A convicted DUI offender will usually face jail time, expensive fines, license suspension, ignition interlock devices, and other penalties.

A license suspension can affect an individual who depends on their ability to drive to work or school. In addition to jail time, financial penalties, loss of driving privileges and other consequences, an offender may also lose certain constitutional rights and freedoms when convicted of a felony crime, including the right to vote and the right to bear firearms. Given the potentially significant consequences of a DUI conviction, it is important to consult with an experienced Tempe DUI attorney following an arrest for a DUI.

Experienced Tempe DUI Lawyer

The Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC defends against all types of misdemeanor and felony DUI cases and has the experience necessary in helping his clients navigate through the often-complicated DUI process and justice system. Attorney Trent Buckallew is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney and an experienced trial lawyer who is skilled in resolving complex criminal cases. Not only is Mr. Buckallew well versed in criminal law, he also understands the complexity of the science behind the evidence, which is critical, given the growing importance of forensic science in litigation. Mr. Buckallew personally handles each case from start to finish to ensure that each case receives the one on one attention it deserves.

Searching for an Attorney for a DUI Case in Tempe?

The Firm offers representation and defense against all DUI related charges in Tempe and throughout the valley. Legal representation is critical immediately following an arrest to ensure a defendant preserves his or her rights and to identify any legal issues that may arise early on in a case. The attorney can advise clients and represent their best interests during the earliest stages in a DUI case, including pre-charge representation, arraignment and at all subsequent court proceedings and hearings associated with DUI charges.

What are the Penalties for DUI?

An individual convicted of a DUI can face harsh consequences, including a sentence of jail time, probation, large fines and fees, driver’s license suspension, DUI education, community work service, an ignition interlock device, increased insurance premiums, and other penalties associated with DUI crimes, thus, it is critical to retain an attorney who has extensive experience in defending DUI cases. Mr. Buckallew understands the DUI process, the science behind the evidence, and the criminal court system and will fight to protect your rights. Make an appointment today for a consultation with a DUI attorney dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for his clients. 

Contact a Tempe DUI lawyer for experienced legal representation during the entire DUI process. We offer free initial consultations for any pending DUI charges in courts throughout the valley and statewide. Serving Apache Junction, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Queen Creek, Tempe, San Tan Valley, Scottsdale and all surrounding areas.

Client Reviews
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We hired Trent Buckallew to represent our son following a second MIP ticket he received while in college. Mr. Buckallew kept us informed throughout all proceedings and helped us receive the satisfactory outcome of dropped charges in exchange for taking an alcohol awareness class. He was personable, knowledgeable and treated our small case with care and compassion. We would highly recommend him to anyone in need of representation. SR
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Thank you so much for the time and effort you put into the case against (client's name). We sincerely appreciate the great job you did. We are praying this is the end of it. Thanks again so very much. This was such a difficult time for our family. LN
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I'm finally 100% clear of the problem that started our relationship. I cannot thank you enough for handling my case and expungement. I have a great sense of new beginnings and don't have to let my past affect my future. My freedom is priceless. TM
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I appreciate everything you were able to accomplish for my father and will certainly be referring Mr. Buckallew to anyone I know who may be in need of an excellent criminal defense attorney. CM
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Trent handled cases for me on two different occasions involving tickets for seat belt violations in commercial vehicles. Very happy with results. All charges dismissed. One case in Flagstaff and one case in Gilbert Court. KF